Once Upon a Distant War

Once Upon a Distant War

David Halberstam, Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett--Young War Correspondents and Their Early Vientnam Battles

William Prochnau


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Once Upon a Distance War tells the stories of such young Vietnam war correspondents as Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett, and David Halberstam, providing a riveting chronicle of high adventure and brutal slapstick, gallantry and cynicism, as well as a vital addition to the history they shaped. "Prochnau . . . tells a Vietnam story we haven't heard before. . . . Complex, witty, and humane."--Tobias Wolff. of photos.


William Prochnau:
William Prochnau and Laura Parker wrote collaborative articles for Vanity Fair, where Prochnau was a contributing editor. Prochnau, a former national correspondent for The Washington Post, was the author of three acclaimed books. He died in 2018.